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How To Flatten A Carborundum Stone

should i use my sharpening stones wet or dry?,how to decide whether to use your sharpening stones wet or dry. conventional wisdom says that using water or oil with a sharpening stone is better than .sawmill creek woodworking community,i recommend you also have something to flatten your stones with. you will need a coarser stone, which could be a carborundum stone, or a .the best sharpening stone options for honing knives and ,hone a fine edge on that set of dull blades with the best sharpening stone. than other stones, requiring you to restore the stone by flattening it periodically..dmt dia-flat lapping plate,i found that after flattening my stones i got better and faster results and a therefore, if you want to flatten a carborundum stone use sand .

  • Ice Bear Ceramic Flattening Stone
    Ice Bear Ceramic Flattening Stone

    amongst the many advantages of sharpening tools with a japanese waterstone is the ease of flattening or resurfacing of the stone. this means you can always 

  • So, What Is The Best/Easiest Way To Flatten A Carborundum Stone?
    So, What Is The Best/Easiest Way To Flatten A Carborundum Stone?

    i've got a no-name 2 grit stone that is dished. what i've seen used: flat cinder block, paver or driveway silicon carbide slurry on glass plate

  • Sawmill Creek Woodworking Community
    Sawmill Creek Woodworking Community

    so, i should be able to flatten all of the carborundum stones i have. not only that, i will have lots of driveway left over after flattening every carborundum stone that 

  • How To Flatten Your Waterstone
    How To Flatten Your Waterstone

    my dedicated flattening stone is at least that rough, if not more, and i use that on 12,000 grit water use sandpaper, or a carborundum stone.

  • Dmt Diaflat Or Dmt Diasharp
    Dmt Diaflat Or Dmt Diasharp

    the stone is in serious need to be flattened so i've been looking at paper wore down i'd just sprinkle some carborundum grit onto it each time 

  • Using Japanese Water Stones
    Using Japanese Water Stones

    the stones should be wet, ie, soaked in water for several minutes beforehand. 2. take a flattening stone specially manufactured for the purpose, dribble a little 

  • Sawmill Creek Woodworking Community
    Sawmill Creek Woodworking Community

    so the box of one of these labeled carborundum is clearly an oil stone (as the back of the box instructs to use flatten with the same methods as waterstones?

  • Shapton Pro Stones Questions Archive
    Shapton Pro Stones Questions Archive

    any other tips on flattening the stones would also be appreciated. separately - wonder if uneven distribution of loose carborundum grit on a lapping plate has 

  • Flattening A Bench Stone
    Flattening A Bench Stone

    once the dishing of the bench stone is almost removed, several swipes on the concrete block will reveal where the high spots are located on the 

  • Lapping My Whetstone On A Budget? Knives
    Lapping My Whetstone On A Budget? Knives

    do this on the 8000 grit stone, then then 4000 so as not to contaminate grits. great advice! this is the cheapest and easiest way to flatten stones and make 

  • Sawmill Creek Woodworking
    Sawmill Creek Woodworking

    the norton flattening stone has to be flattened on a fairly regular basis or it panes and carborundum (silicon carbide) grit for the 1000 stone.

  • Dmt For Flattening? Archive
    Dmt For Flattening? Archive

    my plan is to pick up a shoulder plane, and a dmt stone for flattening my 120 grit silicon carbide stone, is the binder more friable than a 'carborundum' stone?

  • Flattening A Hard Silicon Carbide Honing Stone
    Flattening A Hard Silicon Carbide Honing Stone

    norton and carborundum are now both owned by saint gobain. for flattening, i use sic powder like stewie; it is probably around 100 grit. i put a 

  • Flatten Your Stones Or Not?
    Flatten Your Stones Or Not?

    how often do you flatten your stones? i lived in japan for 15 years, and spent a good deal of time visiting the knife makers in seki city and 

  • Sawmill Creek Woodworking Community
    Sawmill Creek Woodworking Community

    so, i should be able to flatten all of the carborundum stones i have. not only that, i will have lots of driveway left over after flattening every carborundum stone that 

  • Largest Manufacturing Technology
    Largest Manufacturing Technology

    4) flat piece of steel plate and carborundum powder 5) flatten it on a coarse ceramic sharpening stone 6) if you want to spend $200-500 buy a 

  • Japanese Water Stones The Time-Tested Knife Sharpening
    Japanese Water Stones The Time-Tested Knife Sharpening

    japanese water stones are softer than other whetstones, which allows them and dried before storage, and flattened after every few sharpening sessions. water stones, usually made from silicon carbide (carborundum) or 

  • Fresh And Fast.. Flatten An India Oilstone
    Fresh And Fast.. Flatten An India Oilstone

    using loose grit quartz sand on an inverted ceramic tile, i flattened the carborundum side in maybe 2 minutes, the india in 8 minutes. physically 

  • How To Clean/Refresh Glazed Oilstone Archive
    How To Clean/Refresh Glazed Oilstone Archive

    how best to go about flattening and deglazing a norton hard silicon carbide (carborundum) stone, being no exception. i did send mike kees a 1 

  • Abrasive Grain Sizes/Grit For Lapping Sharpening Stones
    Abrasive Grain Sizes/Grit For Lapping Sharpening Stones

    oxide/alox - 24/46 - the silicon carbide/carborundum/sic starts from 80 i flatten all of my stones with 24/46 alox grit but some of them need 

  • Best Way To Flatten A Sharpening Stone?
    Best Way To Flatten A Sharpening Stone?

    get a bag of fine sandblasting sand (it will be a lifetime supply) and use it as an abrasive with water on a cinder block, granite scrap, or flat piece 

  • How To Use A Sharpening Stone In 6 Easy Steps (W/ Video)
    How To Use A Sharpening Stone In 6 Easy Steps (W/ Video)

    how to flatten a sharpening stone; knife sharpening angle; how to sharpen a knife with a stone; how to tell if your knife is sharp enough 

  • Cleaning A Carborundum Stone
    Cleaning A Carborundum Stone

    best way i have found to flatten them is to rub against a rough brick, also soaking in kerosene will loosen up the glaze & loading holescreek's 

  • Lansky System Hones Not Flat?
    Lansky System Hones Not Flat?

    any real reason not the just flatten the stones yourself. only takes 2-3 you don't need diamond. a $4 carborundum stones work just as well.

  • Caring For Your Benchstone
    Caring For Your Benchstone

    i'm using a norton flattening stone (web search for suppliers) in this lesson. it's normally used with waterstones but works just fine for carborundum and 

  • Diamond Flattening Stones Vs Silicon Carbide Stones
    Diamond Flattening Stones Vs Silicon Carbide Stones

    i bought a carborundum sharpening stone but never used it since the atoma works so well. i have stones ranging from 150 to 8000 grit in many 

  • How To Use A Carborundum Stone
    How To Use A Carborundum Stone

    carborundum blades are also used to cut natural stone and masonry. it's also used in better stones, too. the process of preparing a sharpening stone for use is 

  • Reconditioning Oilstones For Sharpening
    Reconditioning Oilstones For Sharpening

    as for cleaning and flattening your stones, i would first clean them with some mineral spirits (paint thinner) to get all the old oil and grit off them. scrub them down